At MIT Better World Southern California events in March 2019, alumni soaked up info about urban planning, climate modeling, nuclear fusion, and other ways MIT is advancing solutions to environmental challenges.
In this recording of her 2018 talk at the MIT Women's unConference, Gioia De Cari SM '88 explains how after years of performing her play Truth Values: One Girl’s Romp Through M.I.T.’s Male Math Maze, she was driven to create an educational program to accompany it.
Malika Shahrawat ’18 discovered her love for engineering when she first visited MIT—not yet as a prospective student, but as a participant in the MIT Women’s Technology Program (WTP), a rigorous four-week residential program for female rising high school seniors.
When Mareena Robinson-Snowden PhD ’17 graduated from MIT, she became the first self-identified American black woman to graduate with a PhD in nuclear engineering from the Institute.* If you ask her if the accomplishment was something she’d always dreamed about, the answer would be no.